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Old 03-27-09, 05:08 PM   #1
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Yoga?

What do you guys think? I just did a 15 min session from a DVD that someone sent to me. I felt like a dork while I was doing it, but I'm feeling surprisingly relaxed right now. I feel stretched out and limber. Haven't felt that way in a long time.
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You're supposed to sit in a class with nine cougars when you do yoga.

I'd feel self conscious, but not like a dork.
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You're supposed to sit in a class with nine cougars when you do yoga.

I'd feel self conscious, but not like a dork.
maybe it's because I always feel like a dork? I dunno, I'm still feeling pretty good.
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Man, I love Yoga. Great for building strength, alleviating stress, and increasing flexibility.
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Yoga is good. Its even better when done in a class with a qualified instructor, and even better when there are lots of hot women in the class.
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That's the only reason you do it, isn't it...
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That's the only reason you do it, isn't it...
the flexibility is good too....but I guess that really is the same reason.
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Yoga is good. Its even better when done in a class with a qualified instructor, and even better when there are lots of hot women in the class.
All of the above is true. In my case, I picked the class that had the best instructor. The fact that she has a calm, soothing, sensual voice didn't hurt either!

However, I did enjoy the one session when a different instructor told the class to "become as erect as possible". I took a LOT of self-restraint not to say something that might have gotten me kicked out of class!


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the flexibility is good too....but I guess that really is the same reason.
And on a related note, my peripheral vision has improved to the point where I can see directly behind my own head!

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Just wear long pants or sweats if you attend class. That's all I ask.
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Is that directed to anyone in particular, or everyone in general?
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tight ass high cut off jeans for me...
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like that helps
Perhaps compression shorts would work better for you?

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This is for the benefit of all of the other students. There is far too much bending and stretching in Yoga for men to wear shorts. I don't want your goods falling out 12 inches from me when you're doing a pose.

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This is my neighbor and she teaches yoga.

She can kick my ass.

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This is my neighbor and she teaches yoga.

She can kick my ass.

I'm pretty sure most people can kick my ass. I had to bend over at the hips as far as possible. The lady in the video used the brick to put her hands on. I had to stack the bricks.
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I'm pretty sure most people can kick my ass. I had to bend over at the hips as far as possible. The lady in the video used the brick to put her hands on. I had to stack the bricks.
I'm a 49 year old man and can place my palms flat on the floor, bending at the waist.
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This is for the benefit of all of the other students. There is far too much bending and stretching in Yoga for men to wear shorts. I don't want your goods falling out 12 inches from me when you're doing a pose.

Some things are best left to the imagination.
The shorts I wear are just above the knees. If the goods were falling out all the way down there, I'd be in a totally different line of work.
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I'm not bendy. I'm man enough to admit it.
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I'm 42 yr old man, and it would cause irrepairable damage to my parts if I did that.
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I'm not bendy. I'm man enough to admit it.
Time and practice, and training, and you too can do this. It's hilarious, seeing the instructors face when you have a new one (especially a 19 yr old college student, female), when an older baggy skinned greybeard like me pulls it off, too.
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This is my neighbor and she teaches yoga.

She can kick my ass.

I am in awe of anyone who can do yoga while standing on a horse in a lake.
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